While Republicans worry about non-citizens voting fraudulently in the Presidential election, many immigrant advocates contend the bigger problem is the large number of eligible immigrants who are not registered to vote.
Latino political blogger Jack Tomas thinks all the rumors that Romney will choose a Latino running mate are hogwash. In this piece he gives us a rundown of Romney’s Latino VP choices — and explains why they will all fall flat.
Immigrant leaders in Florida and New York expressed concern about the sharing of private information among different levels of government.
El Diario/La Prensa’s Maibe Ponet says the Romney campaign strategy of focusing on the economy while ignoring immigration doesn’t make sense.
Columnist Erwin De Leon writes that the new immigration policy for undocumented youth falls short because it lacks a path to citizenship.
Jack Tomas critiques the latest batch of Spanish-language political ads and suggests a new genre of video ads the candidates might want to consider.
2.4 million Latino youth will turn 18 before November 6, gaining the right to vote for the first time. Our partner ImpreMedia sent us this story about two young activists–one Democrat, one Republican–who are trying to bring young Latino citizens to the polls.
Meet Jack Tomas, Fi2W’s new Latino blogger. He’ll be contributing posts, often with a satirical flavor, as we count down to the 2012 presidential election.
A daily digest of coverage of immigrants and immigration in ethnic and mainstream media.
Peter McDermott, associate editor of The Irish Echo, says that the recent attacks on the Rev. Jeremiah Wright are evidence of a double standard applied to African Americans and other traditionally marginalized groups.